Unhappy with incumbent Aaron Elling's preseason place kicking, Vikings coach Mike Tice might turn to a familiar solution, trying to lure Gary Anderson out of retirement.
Kyle Orton, who started 15 games as a rookie in 2005, returned to the role ahead of veteran Brian Griese on Monday.
In advance of the team's initial minicamp under first-year coach Ken Whisenhunt, the Arizona Cardinals have added unrestricted free agent defensive lineman Ross Kolodziej.
Jermaine Wiggins has reached agreement with the Jaguars on a one-year, $1 million contract.
Sources tell ESPN.com that Brad Johnson will start for the Vikings this weekend.
Minnesota Vikings coach Brad Childress revealed Monday that backup quarterback Brooks Bollinger suffered a grade two sprain to the AC joint of his left shoulder in Sunday's loss to the Chicago Bears.
The Minnesota Vikings will consider adding a backup quarterback this week, after rookie Tarvaris Jackson underwent Monday arthroscopic surgery to repair meniscus cartilage damage to his right knee.
Standout free safety Dwight Smith, released by the New Orleans Saints last Thursday, on Tuesday reached agreement with the Minnesota Vikings on a three-year, $6.5 million contract.
Released by the New Orleans Saints last Thursday, standout free safety Dwight Smith hopes to have a new home by the end of the week.
The Minnesota Vikings, who essentially played with no fullback on the roster under Mike Tice, have added one of the NFL's best players at the position.
St. Louis Rams first-year head coach Scott Linehan on Tuesday finished off his staff, hiring Brian Baker to tutor the team's defensive linemen.
Green Bay quarterbacks coach Darrell Bevell was named Minnesota's offensive coordinator, one of two additions to the staff announced Thursday by the Vikings.
In a move anticipated since Brad Childress was named head coach, the Vikings on Tuesday hired Tampa Bay secondary coach Mike Tomlin as the club's new defensive coordinator.
Barring any unexpected snags in contract negotiations, Eagles offensive coordinator Brad Childress will be hired by the Vikings.
The Minnesota Vikings retained vice president of football operations Rob Brzezinski.
It appears that embattled Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Tice, who this week said that he preferred his future be determined "sooner rather than later," will get his wish.